With over 25 years of experience working with correctional systems, public and private correctional organizations, and individual clients, Dr. Barboza has unparalleled expertise in the delivery of evidence-based, constitutionally-compliant mental health care in correctional settings.

She is dedicated to supporting individuals and organizations to function at their best.


  • Education
  • Experience
  • Expertise
  • Affiliations

• B.S. Psychology
  Tufts University
 M.S. Experimental Psychology
  Tufts University
• Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
  Fairleigh Dickinson University
• Certification in Wholebeing Positive Psychology

  • Court Appointed Mental Health Expert
  • Psychologist, maximum security women's prison
  • Chief Psychologist, maximum security psychiatric hospital
  • Director, Clinical Operations, private correctional healthcare
  • Vice President, Clinical Operations, private correctional healthcare
  • Vice President, Mental Health, private correctional healthcare
  • Program Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Individual, Facility and System-wide Consulting
  • Court Monitoring
  • Expert Opinion in Correctional Mental Health
  • Behavior Managemen
  • Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance
  • Inspirational Speaking
  • Training
      -Correctional officers
      -Mental health professionals
      -Other healthcare professionals

• American Psychological Association
• National Register for Health Psychologists
• National Commission on Correctional Healthcare
   -Board Chair, NCCHC Foundation
   -Education Committee Member
   -Mental Health Task Force
   -CCHP Board of Trustees
• American Correctional Health Services Association